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German Allotment Gardens - A Model for Poverty Alleviation and Food Security

Tent Cities are now appearing around American Cities !

The unemployment rate is officially 9.4 % but the real unemployment rate is

nearer 16%.

The loss of 500,000 jobs a month means the USA is quickly approaching

Depression levels of unemployment In the 1930`s Shanty Towns of unemployed

homeless men were called Hoovervilles and were named after the President of

the time Herbert Hoover.

When I went to Germany about 14… Continue

Posted on August 28, 2009 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

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At 8:38pm on August 28, 2009, Pete Russell said…
Welcome Grant. Great to have you with us. Great blog on German Allotment Gardens. I am in the UK at the moment and there is a massive push by the people for more allotments here. Unemployment levels continue to rise however there is a corresponding movement toward community reintegration via initiatives such as the the Green Valley Grocer. I look forward to reading more of your blogs with examples of ways toward a better future. Have fun oooobying!!
At 8:09pm on August 28, 2009, James Samuel said…
Welcome Grant!

Well done for making the time to be here. I look forward to some great blog posts from you and lots of great pics, like the ones you've been sending me via email from time to time.

Nice one!


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